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about sales representative jobs in Calgary

Sales professionals are gifted communicators and excel at working with people. They are effective problem solvers, have strong conflict resolution skills, and have the drive to close the deal. Even though sales representative jobs took a very slight dip in the last year (-0.2%), jobs have grown significantly since 2007. In the last decade, sales rep jobs have grown by 19.2%. There is ample opportunity for sales professionals to find work in their preferred industry.


sales representative salaries in Calgary

With sales jobs on the rise, getting into sales is a good option to find job stability and make good money. The opportunity for commission allows you to make more than your base pay. Here is the current breakdown of sales representative salaries in Calgary:

Entry level salary: $52.2k to $64.7k
Intermediate salary: $55.9k to $70.7k
Senior salary: $61.1 to $78.7k

top industries for sales representatives in Calgary

Whether you are looking for traditional or non-traditional sales jobs, you have sales job options in Calgary. All industries need sales talent. You just need to figure out which industry is the best fit for you. Here are the top industries for sales representative jobs in Calgary currently:

  1. Food merchant wholesalers
  2. Lumber, millwork, hardware wholesalers
  3. Electrical, plumbing, heating equipment wholesalers
  4. Other machinery, equipment wholesalers
  5. B2B electronic brokers

 

in demand skills in Calgary

Top sales representatives are always looking to add new skills. Being a strong verbal and written communicator is important. You also need to be an effective problem solver, and have additional business and marketing skills to thrive. Here are the top in demand skills hiring companies in Calgary are seeking in sales representative candidates:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Salesforce
  • Technical support
  • Business sales


next steps for sales representatives

The next steps in your sales career are up to you. You can specialize in a type of sales, move into management, make the transition to marketing or other related careers. Job prospects are good for sales professionals.

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